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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shop Local' program to benefit schools

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and the Central Business Association have announced that the city's "Shop Local" program...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sid the Science Kid, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 18 comments | 4335 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 3933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 6001 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1930 Views

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Council cuts solar panel fees for businesses

The City Council approved lower fees for commercial solar panel installations Tuesday after a study by the Sierra Club found...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MV Whisman revisits home study

At their regular meeting this evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District will discuss a proposal to offer...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Farley, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early seasonal illnesses stoke swine flu fears

Parents with children in the Mountain View Whisman School District are expressing worries that some kids may already have...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evan, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 2676 Views

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COMING UP: City holds budget workshops

City officials are holding two public workshops this week in order to discuss an ongoing deficit of several million dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

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Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rafael, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:40 am | 12 comments | 1410 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 20475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to pick three members of LASD board

On Tuesday, voters will pick which of four candidates will take three open seats on the Los Altos School District's board...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2120 Views

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Proposal to replace Pacific Euro Hotel

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which some neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 3, 2009 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 1569 Views

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H1N1 vaccine shortage worse than expected

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that fewer doses than expected of the H1N1 vaccine have been delivered,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Abagail A., on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

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Internet's 40th birthday a local affair

SRI International in Menlo Park was party to a birthday on Thursday, explained an expert from the Computer History Museum. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1828 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 1988 Views

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Halloween Night, Saturday, Oct. 31

[http://www.vipzen.com ==B Celebration:== "Voodoo Fest II" at Zen Lounge] The Zen Lounge hosts the "ultimate Halloween party"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gobby Goblin, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1597 Views

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Council OKs designs for two bridges, tunnel

The City Council last week approved conceptual designs for further upgrades to the city's trail network that would extend...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:33 am | 19 comments | 2676 Views
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